3 reasons your business should use a broker


No two businesses are the same, and each have their own unique funding requirements, which is why it’s so important to source the right funding for your business to create a healthy cash flow.

Obtaining funding has become increasingly difficult and the target of a great deal of publicity. Time consuming and often fruitless, it has led to many businesses recognising the advantages of using a broker to help identify and secure the right funding.

Here we provide you with 3 important reasons why your business should use a broker.

1. Getting the right funding for your business

Recognising that every business is different, a good broker will work with you closely to fully understand your business’s funding needs and challenges in order to identify the right facility. With dozens of options available, it can be hard to identify the right one, but a broker’s expert knowledge of the market and choice of contacts will lead to the most suitable funding facility for your business.

2. Objectivity

An independent broker will objectively assess the commercial finance market and concentrate on sourcing the best deal for you. This is crucial to securing the facility that ticks all the right boxes.

3. Saving you valuable time

With so many banks and independent funders to consider, the search process can consume a great amount of time and resource and take you away from your core business. A broker can help save you time by taking this pain away, ultimately finding your business the solution that fits and giving it the foundations to grow and reach its full potential.

Watch our video on how a broker can help here…

For more information on how Hilton-Baird can assist as a leading broker, call 0800 9774833 or email


Some of the funders we work with

  • Clear Factor
  • Optimum Finance
  • Leumi ABL
  • Ultimate Finance Group
  • Secure Trust Bank
  • Asset Advantage
  • Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance
  • Partnership Invoice Finance
  • iwoca
  • Davenham Asset Finance
  • MarketFinance
  • Woodsford Tradebridge
  • Davenham Trade Finance
  • inFund
  • Accelerated Payments
  • Metro Bank SME Finance
  • Investec
  • MaxCap
  • Creative Capital
  • Bibby Financial Services
  • Berkeley Trade Finance Ltd
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Regency Factors
  • Trade Finance Partners
  • Boost Capital
  • Pulse Cashflow Finance
  • Giant
  • Roma Finance
  • Skipton Business Finance
  • Santander Corporate & Commercial
  • Time Finance
  • Close Brothers Invoice Finance
  • InvoCap
  • Haydock Finance Ltd
  • Peak Cashflow
  • ABN AMRO Commercial Finance
  • Nucleus Commercial Finance
  • Aldermore Invoice Finance
  • 4Syte
  • Shawbrook Business Credit
  • FIBR Tech Limited
  • Blazehill Capital
  • Sonovate
  • PNC Business Credit
  • IGF Invoice Finance
  • Barclays
  • Merchant Money
  • Team Factors

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